Entries from June 2009

New book: Perilous Place, Powerful Storms: Hurricane Protection in Coastal Louisiana

June 30th, 2009 · No Comments

The University Press of Mississippi will release Craig Colten’s new book, Perilous Place, Powerful Storms:  Hurricane Protection in Coastal Louisiana in July 2009. The hurricane protection systems that failed New Orleans when Katrina roared on shore in 2005 were the product of four decades of engineering hubris, excruciating delays, and social conflict. In Perilous Place, […]

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Informal meeting at the World Congress in August

June 25th, 2009 · No Comments

Invitation to World Congress participants Envirotech will be having an informal meeting during the World Congress of Environmental History in Copenhagen. The meeting will be Friday, 7 August, 16:00 – 17:00 at Cafe Væksthuset ( a nearby cafe constructed from an old University of Copenhagen greenhouse). The meeting will include ample time to meet and […]

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